Corrie Thomas notched two goals for the Flowery Branch girls in a 4-1 win over Apalachee to secure the No. 4 seed from Region 8-AAAAA on Tuesday.
Julia Sienkiewicz and Madeline McCarthy each scored one goal for the Lady Falcons, and Kelsey Mathis recorded 14 saves in goal.
Flowery Branch faces North Atlanta in the first round of the Class AAAAA state tournament next Wednesday.
DAWSON COUNTY 12, BANKS COUNTY 0: Zack Buchan and J.T. Eggert each recorded three hits to lead the Tigers on Tuesday in Homer.
Cooper Kicklighter earned the win pitching with five strikeouts over four innings.
Dawson County (14-10) plays host to East Hall at 5:55 p.m. today in Dawsonville.
BUFORD 11, NORTH HALL 3: Andrew Smith was 3 for 3 with an RBI for the Trojans on Tuesday in Buford.
McCoy Savage, Lincoln Hewett, Corbin Lewallen and Fowler Brooks all recorded hits for North Hall (16-8).
The Trojans visit Banks County at 5:55 p.m. today in Homer.
JACKSON COUNTY 4, EAST JACKSON 1: Nick Corso finished 2 for 3 with two stolen bases and two runs scored for the Panthers on Tuesday in Commerce.
Joel Ellis went 1 for 3 with two RBIs for Jackson County (18-6, 9-4 Region 8-AAA), Jacob Banks was 1 for 3 with an RBI, and Patrick Overstreet and Ben Brissey both had a double and a run scored.
Jase Latty earned the win from the mound.
The Panthers visit Hart County at 5:55 p.m. today in Hartwell.
EAST HALL 13, BANKS COUNTY 3 (Monday): Matthew Gee earned the win pitching for the Vikings on Tuesday in Gainesville.
Caleb Holtzclaw hit a two-run double for East Hall, and Jack Hagwood finished with an RBI single and a run scored. Garrett Bishop also hit an RBI single.
BUFORD BOYS TAKE REGION 7-AAA: Taylor Mitchell carded a 76 and was the region low-medalist as Buford notched a team score of 323 to earn the region championship on Tuesday at Chicopee Woods.
With the win, the Wolves go straight to state on May 19 in Thompson.
North Hall finished with a team score of 343 for the region runner-up spot and will advance to Class AAA sectionals on May 5 at Sunset Golf Club in Moultrie.
Hunter Young led the Trojans with an 81.
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